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Force majeure declared at six European sites since mid-March


April 17, 2015 1:10 pm ET

At least six European resin makers have declared force majeure on polyethylene, polypropylene and related products since mid-March, leading to higher resin prices throughout the region.

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Resin makers aren't sweating oil prices


April 17, 2015 11:53 am ET

Prices for resin, feedstocks, oil and gasoline all are down from their mid-2014 peaks. But these drops haven't been enough to quicken the pulses of materials executives that Plastics News talked with at NPE 2015 in Orlando, Fla.

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German plastics group adds to growing criticism of resin supplies in Europe


April 9, 2015 9:50 am ET

The German trade association for plastics packaging converters has added its voice to the growing criticism of polymer suppliers declaring force majeure on supplies.

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PVC and PET up, but PP prices fall


April 2, 2015 3:56 pm ET

North American resin prices danced to their own tune in March, with prices for PVC and PET bottle resin both up as polypropylene prices trended down.

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Prices fall for PET, nylon and PC


March 12, 2015 3:42 pm ET

Lower feedstock costs have driven down North American prices for PET bottle resin, nylon 6 and 6/6 and polycarbonate since Jan. 1.

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Lower oil prices will continue to impact PE, PP resin pricing


March 2, 2015 2:05 pm ET

Lower oil prices will continue to affect North American markets for polyethylene and polypropylene resin in the months ahead.

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Polypropylene prices rise, while PE and PS fall


February 26, 2015 4:01 pm ET

North American prices for polyethylene and polystyrene resins continued to fall in February, while regional prices for polypropylene showed a surprising increase.

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Polymer Points: Commodity resin prices start the year on a downward slide


February 20, 2015 6:00 am ET

The downward pricing pressure of late 2014 carried into the first month of 2015 for most North American commodity resins.

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PET bottle resin, recycled PE prices drop


February 12, 2015 3:58 pm ET

Reductions in North American prices for PET bottle resin and all grades of recycled polyethylene are being shown on this week's Plastics News resin pricing chart.

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Resin prices continuing to tumble


January 29, 2015 2:24 pm ET

The ongoing slide in crude oil prices is taking commodity resin prices down as well.

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